December 6, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 34

Stories from the December 6, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

D.C. Diary: ‘Tis the season

Saturday, Dec. 1 Pentagon City 1 p.m. I’ve gotten quite good at applying the art of procrastination to all I do, and Christmas shopping is no different. I’ve always wondered what was so urgent about running to the mall the day after Thanksgiving to begin the frenzied shopping. Why not just leave it until a […]

Arts:The Hatchet chats up Jaime Pressly from Not Another Teen Movie

Actress Jaime Pressly has a bone to pick with teen movies, and as part of Not Another Teen Movie‘s ensemble cast, she has her chance to chew the genre out for its vapid, formulaic take on high school life. “All these movies have stereotypes,” said Pressly, during a recent college roundtable interview. “Do you really […]

Comedic cast hijacks Ocean’s Eleven

Just because you never saw the 1960s Rat Pack original doesn’t mean you haven’t seen Ocean’s Eleven before. Director Steven Soderbergh’s (Erin Brockovich) new effort joins the ranks of recent nostalgia crime films – movies such as Get Shorty and Snatch – that look back on the imagined golden days of crime. It characterizes a […]

Op-Ed: Public trials for terrorist criminals

Following the horrific events of Sept. 11, the United States has attempted to win over world opinion by labeling those events as a faceless attack on peace and all civilized people. We trumpeted military actions in Afghanistan as a defense of freedom from tyranny. American diplomats have worked tirelessly to build a coalition of Arab […]

Around Campus

Students to vote on new University policies Students will vote Dec. 11 whether to change the Code of Student Conduct, review Student Judicial Services policies and add a third freshman senator. Two senators and Student Association Vice President Josh Singer force the referendum with a petition after losing a Senate vote. Senators who voted it […]

Quote of the Week

Brian Fischer, owner of Riverside Liquors since 1977, on increased MPD patrols near his E Street store: “Back in Lima, Ohio, you might have been hot stuff. You’re now in Washington, D.C., where the big dogs are waiting in the grass for you to come out with your 30-pack of Busch Light.”

Crime Log

Attempted Burglary 12/3 – Ames Hall mailroom The sliding glass window of the Ames Hall mailroom was pried from its frame. Nothing was taken from the mailroom. Open Destruction of Property 12/1 – Thurston Hall No identifiable suspect Closed 12/1 – Thurston Hall Open 12/4 – Somers Hall No suspects or witnesses Closed Disorderly Conduct […]